An option in the Art (B.A.) offerings.
Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours
Semester Hours required for the Art: Studio Art Option: 53 semester hours
Students wishing to pursue the BA with option in Studio Art must apply for admission after earning a total of 45 semester hours of credit, complete the foundations program (Art 1000, 1001, 1110, 1111, 2601, 2602) and six semester hours of 2000 level studio courses (Art 2000, 2050, 2100, 2250, 2560, or 2700), have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 for all coursework, and a minimum Studio Art GPA of 2.75, submit an electronic portfolio of artwork completed in foundations studio courses and 2000 level studio courses, and a one-page statement of intent. The portfolio of artwork will be reviewed and ranked by the Studio Area faculty. Admission in the program is based on a comparative scoring system of performance in the above requirements (cumulative GPA, Studio Art GPA, completion of required coursework, portfolio of artwork, statement of intent).
Exceptions to these requirements can be made only in response to written requests and the subsequent review and recommendation of the Studio Area faculty.